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Anna Catania

Center for Preclinical Investigation

Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico

Mangiagalli e Regina Elena




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  • Center for Preclinical Investigation, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milano, Italy. 2006 - 2010
  • Third Division of Internal Medicine, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore, Milano, Italy. 1998 - 2005
  • Division of Internal Medicine, Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, Instituto di Ricovero e Cura a Caraterre Scientifico, Milano, Italy. 2004
  • Third Division of Internal Medicine, Padiglione Granelli, Ospedale Maggiore di Milano IRCCS, Via F. Sforza 35, Italy. 2000


  1. The peptide NDP-MSH induces phenotype changes in the heart that resemble ischemic preconditioning. Catania, A., Lonati, C., Sordi, A., Leonardi, P., Carlin, A., Gatti, S. Peptides (2010) [Pubmed]
  2. The melanocortin system in control of inflammation. Catania, A., Lonati, C., Sordi, A., Carlin, A., Leonardi, P., Gatti, S. ScientificWorldJournal (2010) [Pubmed]
  3. Detrimental consequences of brain injury on peripheral cells. Catania, A., Lonati, C., Sordi, A., Gatti, S. Brain Behav. Immun. (2009) [Pubmed]
  4. Neuroprotective actions of melanocortins: a therapeutic opportunity. Catania, A. Trends Neurosci. (2008) [Pubmed]
  5. The melanocortin system in leukocyte biology. Catania, A. J. Leukoc. Biol. (2007) [Pubmed]
  6. Antimicrobial properties of alpha-MSH and related synthetic melanocortins. Catania, A., Colombo, G., Rossi, C., Carlin, A., Sordi, A., Lonati, C., Turcatti, F., Leonardi, P., Grieco, P., Gatti, S. ScientificWorldJournal (2006) [Pubmed]
  7. Three-dimensional structure of the alpha-MSH-derived candidacidal peptide [Ac-CKPV]2. Catania, A., Grieco, P., Randazzo, A., Novellino, E., Gatti, S., Rossi, C., Colombo, G., Lipton, J.M. J. Pept. Res. (2005) [Pubmed]
  8. Autocrine inhibitory influences of alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone in malignant pleural mesothelioma. Catania, A., Colombo, G., Carlin, A., Garofalo, L., Gatti, S., Buffa, R., Carboni, N., Rosso, L., Santambrogio, L., Cantalamessa, L., Lipton, J.M. J. Leukoc. Biol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  9. Targeting melanocortin receptors as a novel strategy to control inflammation. Catania, A., Gatti, S., Colombo, G., Lipton, J.M. Pharmacol. Rev. (2004) [Pubmed]
  10. Alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone in modulation of inflammatory reactions. Catania, A., Gatti, S., Colombo, G., Lipton, J.M. Pediatr. Endocrinol. Rev (2003) [Pubmed]
  11. Alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone in normal human physiology and disease states. Catania, A., Airaghi, L., Colombo, G., Lipton, J.M. Trends Endocrinol. Metab. (2000) [Pubmed]
  12. The neuropeptide alpha-MSH in host defense. Catania, A., Cutuli, M., Garofalo, L., Carlin, A., Airaghi, L., Barcellini, W., Lipton, J.M. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. (2000) [Pubmed]
  13. alpha-MSH in systemic inflammation. Central and peripheral actions. Catania, A., Delgado, R., Airaghi, L., Cutuli, M., Garofalo, L., Carlin, A., Demitri, M.T., Lipton, J.M. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. (1999) [Pubmed]
  14. Melanocortin peptides inhibit production of proinflammatory cytokines in blood of HIV-infected patients. Catania, A., Garofalo, L., Cutuli, M., Gringeri, A., Santagostino, E., Lipton, J.M. Peptides (1998) [Pubmed]
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